Come to the Fine Art of Fiber!

Chicago Botanic Garden

Come to the Fine Art of Fiber and Women's Journeys in Fiber at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Tomorrow's the last day to take advantage of the beautiful scenery at the Garden, and come to see the show.  I have one thing in the main show, a mask in the Women's Journey show, … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Airport Yarn Interventions

Yarn Bombing Installation at the Philadelphia Airport

Lucky for me if you have to be stuck in the Philadelphia airport, there is at least a little amusement here beyond the usual food and drink establishments.  I found a flyer on art at the airport, and was able to find an interesting installation of yarn bombing, and pictures … [Read more...]

Indie Socks by Chrissy Gardiner

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I really love making socks.  I am usually hooked on the top to bottom ones for some reason.  When I really need to relax, I tell Rick my husband that I need to do some therapeutic knitting.  That  usually amounts to a simple top down pair of socks with a 1x1, or 2x2 … [Read more...]

Three Bags Full, Northbrook,IL

Three Bags Full

What do you do when you have a Snow Day?  You go to a LYS of course!  Early in the week I went to Three Bags Full and found out that Friday evening there was going to be a trunk show for the book Shawls, Wraps and Scarves by Classic Elite Yarns.  Naturally I had to go … [Read more...]

Uniquities a knitting and spinning shop in Vienna, Virginia

Uniquities

Our winter travels have brought us to friends in the greater Washington D.C. area, and naturally to new LYS (Local Yarn Shops) nearby.  My friend Karen brought me to Uniquities, which I thought had a fitting name, as they carried unique fibers for spinning from small hand … [Read more...]